[gclist] Finalization and death notices

Sylvain Louboutin Sylvain Louboutin <Sylvain.Louboutin@Sun.COM>
Mon, 8 Oct 2001 16:22:19 -0700 (PDT)

>That's almost, but not quite, true.  The real problem is that delete *always*
>calls the destructor. 

the original sender may have meant something different:  you can
manipulate the allocator directly and invoke things like destroy
and deallocate explicitly,  thus decoupling these functionalities 
instead of using the coarser 'delete' statement.